Shane McCrae

Shane McCrae is the author of Sometimes I Never Suffered among other books. He has received a Lannan Literary Award, a Whiting Writer’s Award, and an NEA fellowship. He teaches at Columbia University and lives in New York City.
Poem of the Week

My Twelve-Year-Old Daughter Tells Me She Feels Lonely in Quarantine

Shane McCrae
June 22, 2022
Two hands on a graphic black and white background. Illustration by Laura Padilla Castellanos

Race in the Mind

Shane McCrae
June 28, 2021
A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram


Shane McCrae
November 1, 2017